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July 13, 2016

Lauren Olivia Smith (Session 4)
Montgomery, Texas | 17 years old

Lauren Olivia Smith (Session 4)

Think of the most formative, exciting, life-changing event that has ever happened to you. When was the point when you made an 180-degree turn from your path to God's path? Can you remember the last time you were inspired to change the world? Has someone ever told you that God created a marvelous creation when He made you?

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July 11, 2016

Curtis Cox (Session 4)
Cataula, Georgia | 18 years old

Curtis Cox (Session 4)

The week before leaving [for Summit], I became extremely doubtful regarding the worth of the camp. However, all my fears were proven wrong. Upon arriving, one thing became apparent: everyone was nice. When I say everyone, I mean everyone. Even on the bus ride from the airport, one of the staff members, after learning my name, yelled, "That's my friend…

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July 05, 2016

Sam Dickson - Staff
Vancouver, Washington | 21 years old

Sam Dickson - Staff

Some people ask why we do it. Why do we give up almost our entire summer and serve? How can we have good attitudes when washing dishes for over 200 people, cooking for them, and cleaning up after them? My mind always goes to Matthew 20:26-28, "But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would…

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June 28, 2016

Bek Ditzenberger (Session 3)
Singapore | 17 years old

Bek Ditzenberger (Session 3)

As I started Summit, my whole life changed. My perspectives about life changed. I used to be extremely bitter towards God, but through the love of the girls that I got to know, and ultimately the love from two of the staffers, Sam and Caroline, my heart was softened to the idea of God.

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June 22, 2016

Jenny Hartman - Staff
Pollock Pines, California | 21 years old

Jenny Hartman - Staff

As Eric Smith, Summit’s Program Director explained during staff training, Summit is like a spiritual greenhouse. It’s a place where people grow at an increased rate. After being here four weeks, there is nothing truer than that analogy. To be in the middle of God’s beautiful mountains and do life with like-minded people will cultivate spiritual growth like no other…

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